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Barriere, Merritt lead E. Washington to rout of N. Colorado

Eric Barriere threw for three touchdowns, Dennis Merritt ran for three and Eastern Washington rolled to a 63-17 win over Northern Colorado.
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GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Eric Barriere threw for three touchdowns, Dennis Merritt ran for three and Eastern Washington rolled to a 63-17 win over Northern Colorado.

Merritt had touchdown runs of 1, 5 and 1 yards and Calin Criner contributed a 30-yard interception return as the Eagles raced to a 43-10 halftime lead. 

Barriere was 32-of-41 passing for 347 yards, pushing him over 11,000 for his career with his 25th 300-yard game. 

Quarterback Dylan McCaffrey ran for two touchdowns for the Bears, who have lost 13 straight to the Eagles.